Cost of Living Comparison Between Rome and Milan 

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Consumer Prices in Milan are 21.5% higher than in Rome (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milan are 27.9% higher than in Rome
Rent Prices in Milan are 42.4% higher than in Rome
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 27.4% higher than in Rome
Groceries Prices in Milan are 20.5% higher than in Rome
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 19.7% lower than in Rome
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Restaurants
Rome Edit Milan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 20.00 €      +33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.50 € 80.00 €      +28.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.47 € 1.95 €      +33.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 € 2.85 €      +36.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 € 1.45 €      +37.6 %
Markets
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.86 € 5.95 €      +1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.59 € 2.17 €      +36.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 € 1.54 €      +32.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 € 3.99 €      +8.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.86 € 7.27 €      +23.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.76 € 5.44 €      +14.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.00 € 9.18 €      +31.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 € 1.04 €      +8.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 € 0.90 €      +4.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 € 1.13 €      +21.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.09 € 1.58 €      +44.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.76 €      +15.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.75 €      +2.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.18 € 1.31 €      +11.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.38 € 0.52 €      +36.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.75 € 7.00 €      +86.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.47 € 1.82 €      +23.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 € 2.14 €      +3.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 € 6.00 €      0.0 %
Transportation
Rome Edit Milan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 2.20 €      +46.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 € 39.00 €      +11.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 7.00 €      +75.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 3.22 €      +33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 33.27 €      +0.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.85 € 7.05 €      +3.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 28,000.00 €      +12.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,884.62 € 30,842.86 €      +19.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.95 € 262.36 €      +23.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.92 € 9.20 €      -22.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.56 € 26.95 €      -2.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.06 € 64.60 €      +11.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.80 € 31.91 €      +69.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Childcare
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 467.06 € 803.40 €      +72.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,816.67 € 13,172.09 €      +49.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rome Edit Milan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.09 € 93.31 €      +47.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.77 € 36.04 €      +21.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.62 € 99.28 €      +31.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.59 € 143.88 €      +45.9 %
Rent Per Month
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,069.51 € 1,432.09 €      +33.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 663.46 € 951.34 €      +43.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,073.53 € 2,908.42 €      +40.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,230.00 € 1,879.14 €      +52.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 649.28 € 841.90 €      +29.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 309.18 € 446.03 €      +44.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Rome Edit Milan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,688.43 € 1,732.55 €      +2.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.78 4.39      -8.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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